SEO Executive

£23,000 - £27,000 yearly
  • Friday Media Group
  • Sayers Common, Hassocks, UK
  • 31 Mar, 2018
Full time SEO

Job Description

We're looking for a talented, smart SEO professional to manage and deliver the Organic Search strategy for some of our key business areas, including Ecommerce and Marine Classifieds. You'll be strong from a technical SEO standpoint, but also have experience in off-page practises and link building methods. You’ll be part of a growing marketing team, but also benefit from the breadth of expertise and great people at Friday Media Group.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Reporting directly to the Head of SEO
  • Developing first-class SEO campaigns for a range of niche websites.
  • Putting together technical website audits and recommendations in order to improve the visibility of your websites.
  • Communicating with colleagues to provide recommendations and advice regarding the SEO strategies.
  • Undertaking technical audits, including crawl analysis, site speed improvements, schema markup, index bloat.
  • Directly implementing those recommendations where necessary/possible and dealing with developers otherwise.
  • Carrying out both on-page and off-page audits.
  • Working closely with the Content and Outreach team to deliver content to build backlinks.
  • Liaising with key FMG personnel and departments to deliver the strongest possible commercial and strategic offering.
  • Ensuring that your knowledge of the digital marketing industry is kept up to date and relevant by researching/reading blogs and news sources.
  • Analyse the SEO industry and identify threats and opportunities.
  • Sharing knowledge and ideas.
  • Assisting with training of other staff members.


  Skills Range:


  • Proven history of working in SEO, and getting results.
  • Excellent understanding of Google Algorithms - Panda, Penguin, Quality
  • Fully proficient in Google Analytics and Search Console
  • Experience using SEO tools such as MOZ, Screaming Frog, Majestic, SEMrush etc
  • Ability to liaise with directly developers, as well as non-technical staff.
  • Ability to distinguish good quality backlinks, from toxic.
  • Professional, confident and friendly manner
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Experience with hreflang and international SEO
  • Experience working with large site SEO
  • Experience with website migrations
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and content management systems
  • A good understanding of other aspects of online marketing including PPC, Social Media, Content Marketing, CRO etc.
  • A geek when it comes to Excel